Sustainability in Development
An award-winning architectural practice, we pride ourselves on the diverse skills that our office can offer. As a chartered practice, our team of highly skilled professionals will be with you every step of the way from the initial sketch scheme to the handover of your completed project.
Nestled in the leafy Hertfordshire village of Wheathampstead, our specialism is sustainable architecture: from improving the energy efficiency and comfort of your existing home to meeting certified Passivhaus standards.
It’s a holistic approach. Grounded in nature, our buildings are designed with your comfort, health and well-being at the forefront whilst doing our bit to look after the planet.
News and Awards
We are very proud to be able to showcase a few of our recent achievements, firstly our appearance on the BBC Newsnight discussing Passivaus and how we can help you be more sustainable at home. Please also find a link to our article in The Times and last but not least our Harpenden EnerPHit project was nominated and shortlisted for the national Passivhaus Trust Awards 2023, an exceptional achievement for our small practice.
What can we do for you?
The Full Service
We offer a wide range of services that we can tailor to suit your project. Whether you're looking for a bit of advice or inspiration for a potential project or set your heart on a new build zero carbon Passivhaus, we can help you. Click on the link below for a full breakdown.
We pride our self on being a sustainable architecture with an award winning qualified chartered Passivhaus architecture in office. We have been featured on the BBC Newsnight, The Times and Passivhaus Trust for our outstanding Passivhaus projects.
What we can do for you
Whether you are looking for a residential, commercial, or community project you will be keen to know how long a project will take and how much we charge at each stage. We are proud of our process and how easy we can make it for you.
Thermal Bridge Consultant: Guy Pitts-Crick, Director, Heatflux Ltd
"It has been an absolute delight to work with Heather and A D Practice on their projects. Heather has a great technical knowledge of construction and understands the extra mile needed to see a Passivhaus build through. On multiple occasions, whenever we have needed additional information or to discuss possible changes to the design and she has surpassed all expectations. Look forward to working with both
A D Practice and Heather on many projects in the future."